Rag Radio 2009-09-29 / The Rag & the Underground Press
-The story of The Rag, Austin’s influential underground paper (1966-1977), and the historic role of the Sixties underground press. Guests:
*Alice Embree - a founder of The Rag, leader in 60’s New Left and women’s movement. Austin activist. Board member of New Journalism Project and contributor to The Rag Blog.
*Jeffrey Shero Nightbyrd – a founder of Austin’s Sixties underground paper, The Rag, and editor of the Austin Sun and New York’s RAT. A leader in SDS and the YIPPIES.
*Alan Pogue - noted author, photojournalist, political activist. Former staff photographer, The Rag.
*James Retherford - editor of Sixties underground paper, The Spectator in Bloomington, Indiana; graphic designer, board member NJP; contributing editor, The Rag Blog.
[Host Thorne Dreyer was the original editor of The Rag in Austin and an editor of Space City! in Houston and Liberation News Service in New York. He now edits The Rag Blog.]